Navigating Tough Conversations

There have been many instances in which I have had to deliver difficult news, and almost every time I lose sleep or feel sick about it. One example included having to navigate a conflict between a teacher, student, and parent. While each of the parties had valid perspectives, neither one could see the other’s side. […]

Leaders Who Knew It Wasn’t About Them

In celebration of Washington’s and Lincoln’s birthdays this month, which have been awkwardly combined into “President’s Day,” I would like to start by honoring each of them. At the risk of sounding cliché, it is difficult to understate the gratitude we owe to George Washington. His force of character held the colonial army together during […]

Walking in the Opposite Spirit

I regularly send a prayer update to about 100 friends, supporters, and intercessors. I title the email “Pastoring Christian Educators,” as that is really how I see my role as Executive Director of Christian Educators. One of the more challenging aspects of my role involves reading one or two referrals a week describing a teacher […]

Free to Teach – October 2023

Legally speaking, are things actually getting better for Christians in public schools? Is the recognition of the religious rights of educators and students being expanded by the federal courts? Although in many areas of the country we face heightened cultural opposition, legally speaking, the answer is a resounding “yes” for both educators and students. Educators […]

In Every Circumstance

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Philippians 4:8, NIV Sometimes, when God’s plans and our plans do not align, it can be challenging to see past our own expectations and pride […]

The Power of Connection

The following testimony is from a fellow Christian Educator who shares an example of the power of connection in our schools.  ***** Prior to the start of this past school year, I was responsible for planning a professional development activity during one of our staff welcome-back days. Considering the difficulty of the past few years […]

An Important Victory for Christian Educator Freedoms!

At Christian Educators, we have been monitoring the case of Coach Kennedy for several years. With his recent victory at the Supreme Court, we are pleased to present guidance on what this case means for public school educators. I am grateful for this wisdom from Dr. Clint Elliott, the chairman of our Christian Educators Board […]

CE Summer Bible Study

Thanks for your interest in joining us as we read through the New Testament with our fellow Christian educators this summer!